Jade Raymond, who acted as producer on the first two Assassin’s Creed games, Watch Dogs, and Splinter Cell: Blacklist is to leave Ubisoft as the company and her “have agreed to pursue future opportunities separately” after ten years working together.
Ubisoft Toronto – which Jade helped found – will appoint a new managing director in the form of Alexandre Parizeau, who was also a founding team member of the studio.
“I’ve spent 10 extraordinary years at Ubisoft, and I am proud to have been part of many of the best teams in the industry making truly remarkable games,” said Raymond. She believes that the studio “is strong and on a solid path” and “now is a good time for me to transition leadership of the studio to Alex and to pursue my other ambitions and new opportunities”.
It it not known where Jade will head to next, or how this decision will affect Far Cry 4 and Assassin’s Creed Unity – or if it will at all – as Ubisoft Toronto are currently providing additional development support to Ubisoft Montreal, the lead developers.
Source: Press release